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Look for Jan 2023 Nielsen PPM numbers starting on Feb 21. Christian Radio Ratings on HisAir.Net are sponsored by Dunham+Company. Go HERE for latest.

WECC/Brunswick, GA (The Lighthouse 89.3) says goodbye to long-time sportscaster Dave Toliver. This week will bring to a close Dave’s 16 year run producing and presenting “Lighthouse Sports” and “Baseline” broadcasts on WECC Radio.

Dave served in all areas of the WECC broadcast ministry, as the station Operations Manager, and included serving as an on-air announcer, providing audio production and editing, program planning, and staff management. His new position is a Project Manager at Encore Global.

KSLT/Rapid City went on the air February 17, 1984 celebrating 39 years today. In 2011 KSLT moved from 107.3 FM to 107.1 FM.

On October 29, 2021 Bethesda Christian Broadcasting announced the station would be sold to the University of Northwestern – St. Paul for $249,000.

KSLT Founder Mark Pluimer told HisAir, “It’s amazing how the people of this 5-state region financially supported KSLT to launch it on air. As the founder, I’m deeply blessed that people continue to insure that the message of Christ through music remains alive and well!”

Today KSLT is also heard on full power stations KSLP 90.3 in Fort Pierre, South Dakota and KSLS 90.7 in Dickinson, North Dakota, as well as five low powered translators in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming.

Amanda Carroll tells HisAir today, “I am thrilled to have hosted Brad Hill, the founder of “He Gets Us” on my  podcast! Hill explains WHY they are attempting one of the greatest ad campaigns of all time for one man… JESUS, and how YOU can get involved.”

Last month Amanda launched an innovative, new Podcast platform, The “Brave Podcast Network.” The new network will curate faith based content based on 6 pillars:  Faith, Family, Fitness, Food, Finances, and Fun! The network will officially launch all shows by March 1, 2023. 

Link to Listen to Amanda latest Get Your Brave On episode HERE.


WRGN/Sweet Valley, PA GM Tim Madeira says he’s talked to several people with first-hand accounts of what’s happening at the Asbury University KY revival. This morning Tim aired an extended conversation he had with Pastor Justin Bleuer (Berean Bible Church in Greene, New York) about his experience there this week.

Here’s the link to LISTEN.

CMB’s 2023 Gold Member Gathering is taking place in Los Angeles this week. The DoubleTree by Hilton Santa Ana – Orange County Airport is the location for the event highlighted by many performances from artists including We Are Messengers, Matt Redman, Patrick Mayberry, and more. Best selling NY Times author Dr Henry Cloud was the featured speaker. 

Pictured at left WBGL/Champaign’s Jeff Scott and David Smallbone catch up.



HisAir is sorry to report the mother of WORQ/Green Bay (Q90FM) founder and president Blanche Dudek has passed away at age 101.




Jayar Reeves 15 years at The Joy FM
Daniel Cushman 17 years at WBNH/Pekin, IL

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